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political figure in america who is anything remotely like that. michael bloomberg. new york city's mayor. he's an ex-republican and ex-democrat. he's now an independent. he's in his third term as the highly visible mayor of america's largest city. before it happened today, nobody expected michael bloomberg to make an endorsement at all in this year's presidential race. that's mostly because he said he wouldn't. back in june mr. bloomberg made sure to be overheard telling people at a party in new york city he intended to remain publicly neutral in this year's presidential race. but then today he didn't. in the midst of this city's ongoing and complicated and exhausting and heartbreaking and painstaking response to this unprecedented storm, the mayor of new york city published this 17-paragraph endorsement of president obama. the fact that nobody knew it was coming and that he said he wouldn't make an endorsement just made it that much more important. as did the fact it was not at all clear if he was going to make an endorsement the guy who he would endorse would be president obama. i mean, mi
, if you come visit us here in new york city over the holidays, you'll likely see just one of two cities. manhattan is glittering and bustling, and the streets are packed, the stores are packed and the tree out back is up. drive toward the coast, to the places on the water that were ruined by the storm three weeks ago, and you'll find that life has largely stood still. the good news, most people are finding a way to help their neighbors. that includes the rockaways on the coast of the south of here where a group of men all local dads who call themselves the gray beards are making a difference. their story tonight from nbc's katy tur. >> reporter: across the bay from the brightly lit new york city skyline, a donated generator powers a meeting of the gray beards. >> just knocking on every single door is not impossible. >> reporter: over a can of bud, this home grown charity is plotting a rockaway comeback. >> we have to remind people, we're all in the same boat. >> the group of 180 firefighters, cops, executives and lawyers are the guys who make new york city work. keep things safe, and si
of the state of pennsylvania. new york city you are not looking at anything being to the north of your area. new york and connecticut already dealing with the snowfall. we could see some of it creep southward as we head to later on this morning and some of it could be rainfall. it will be a mess across new york city long island and the state of new jersey. here's a look at the winter weather advisories. when you see the white that's where we expect snowfall accumulations 2-4 inches. generally speaking light accumulation, 1-3 inches in the forecast. temperatures behind the storm much colder 17 right now in minneapolis, 20 in chicago and here is a quick shot of your high temperatures, but heather and ainsley, it's going to get chilly behind the storm's high temperature in new york city today, only 39. >> a big footprint for that storm. maria check in with you later. >> 9:30 eastern time susan rice will face pher biggest critics n capitol hill. she will meet with john mccain lindsay gram and kelly eye ott to answer questions about the deadly attack in benghazi. kelly wright has more this morni
city say they have their man in the shooting deaths of three new york city shop keepers. and now a door-to-door clothing salesman is facing multiple murder charges in what many fevered was the work of a serial killer. police arrested the man you see in this surveillance video for the killings of the brooklyn store owners over the last few months. investigators say the locations of the shop foreman's eequal lateral triangle four miles apart with addresses that contain the number 8. cops say they recovered a sawed off .22 caliber rifle in a duffle bag owned by the suspect and the gun matches shell casings found at the crime scenes. the nypd says the suspect's fingerprints were also on the murder weapon. so far investigators say the motive there is not clear. and a fox urgent now. for the first time tonight, united nations ambassador susan rice is fighting back against her critics. first the back story here. she went on five sunday morning talk shows days after the attack on the consulate in benghazi that killed our ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. and said it was due to
at the weather in some cities around the country. in new york a mix of sun and clouds 58 degrees. mostly sunny in miami 76. windy in chicago 36 degrees. periods of sun in dallas 63 and sunny in l.a., 82 degrees. let's check your national forecast. winter weather alerts are in effect across the northern plains and upper great lakes. one to three inches of snow is expected and as many as eight in some areas. in the northeast expect lots of clouds as well as rain in western pennsylvania. much of the south will see scattered showers while the gulf coast states remain sunny. rain today in washington state. the rest of the west stays dry. in sports this morning an all day feast of thanksgiving football ends with a turkey courtesy of the new york jets. new england leading the jets 14-0 when mark sanchez gets rocked. loses the ball. gregory pounces on it. and then the ball is returned 33 yards for a touchdown on the ensuing kick-off. ball is popped out of his hands. goes to new england. julian walks it to the end zone. then it goes into the end zone. redskins quarterback robert griffith iii, fires a 6
saturday. new york city mayor michael bloomberg announcing 5 1/2 million dollars in matching grants to some of the hardest hit businesses in new york city. arthel? >> keep the boosts coming. and thanks, anna. >> rick: investigators in western massachusetts are trying to figure out what led to a massive natural gas explosion that leveled a strip club and damaged more than 100 other buildings, including a day care center located right next door. the blast leaving a large hole in the ground, sending 18 people to the hospital, including several emergency responders, and police saying it could have been a lot worse, but they'd already evacuated part of the area after reports of a gas leak late last night and the explosion happened an hour later and the exact cause is now under investigation. >> the actor who played one of the most beloved television villains of all time passed away. larry hagman played jr ewing on the hit series dallas. he was 81 years old. and dominic di-natale, is live, and has fellow cast members and legions of fans, i'm one of them. >> reporter: and arguably the meanest man
closed. new york city is still rationing gas. four new york city hospitals are still closed or only offering limited services and one o the main train services between new jersey and new york city is still operating with limited service. this video shows the new jersey path station flooding the night of the storm. these stations sustained significant damage. the dow was up nearly 208 points. nasdaq up by more than 2%. the s&p higher, too. the reason, traders are more optimistic the fiscal cliff will be avoided. they think leaders in washington will reach some sort of compromise. we shall see if that optimism is merited. >>> well, twinkies live for another day. the hostess brand agreed to mediation. when hostess said it was closing last week, twitter and the world freaked out and blamed the union, which had been on strike since november 9th. today, a bankruptcy judge said he wanted to company and union to e meet one more time. that meeting is going to take place tomorrow. >>> it's been 473 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rating. moody's downgraded the country of france. today
? >> what are we learning? gosh, what we learned that sandy did quite a number on new york city, and now the damage estimates are tallied up and new york city's mayor michael bloomberg is asking the federal government for $9.8 billion, with a b, $9.8 billion to help in the recovery. follow me here. that's after starting with the city's total public and private losses which were estimated at $19 billion, and then you break that out, so about $4 billion was covered by private insurers, about $5 billion expected to come from fema and then come up with the $9.8 billion figure which is just part of the $30 billion aid package that new york governor andrew cuomo has requested. what mayor bloomberg has done, brooke, he sent a letter to the members of the new york state congressional delegation asking for this money, saying, new york city will struggle to recover in the long-term unless this money -- this federal funding is given. >> was he being specific as far as where in the city the money needs to go the most? >> yeah, you look at the letter, what bloomberg is essentially saying is that, loo
. this is "studio b." first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, you will be glad to know your congress is back from break and so begins another round of negotiations aimed at keeping the country from going off the so-called fiscal cliff. president obama expressing optimism they can come up with a deal to prevent automatic spending cuts and expiring tax breaks just into fox, the white house spokesman, jake carney, reports president obama spoke with the house speaker boehner and the senate majority leader harry reid over the weekend. still, concerns of the crisis and the european debt crisis sent stocks down but not precipitously but down. we are seeing signs of progress in washington, dc, with rare bipartisan consensus on raising taxes on the wealthy but they remain at odds over the specifics. in other words, exactly highway do you do it. and mike emanuel is live on capitol hill. the white house is expressing putting pressure on congress. >>reporter: a report on the impact if the bush tax cuts are not extended. the study says the typical middle class family will see taxes go up by $2,200 next year a
in the northeast, as well. 46 right now in new york city and 56 in cleveland. there was a big talk about a possible nor'easter coming up this week across portions of the northeast. that would have been a big issue but take a look at travel forecast as we head into mid-week, a big travel time of the year, we're expecting nice weather along the eastern half of the country, worldwide sunshine, it looks good as we head through the mid-week. westbound more stormy weather if northern parts of the california and in oregon and washington. >> gregg: in new york for the thanksgiving day parade, looks like a really nice day on thursday. thanks very much. >> heather: what is your favorite part of the parade. >> gregg: i like it all. they are so great. different characters. it will be coming down sixth avenue. >> heather: we can go outside and watch it. >> new questions about business of selling marijuana. entrepreneurs are finding not everyone is on board. >> gregg: and christmas in egypt. a christians in egypt have a new leader. we have a video of the elaborate ceremony. >> heather: and weeks after super stor
, the one in the triangle shirt ways factory in new york city in 1911. it was the deadliest industrial accident in the history of new york city. 146 garment workers died in that fire, and most of them were women, just like in that fire in bangladesh. just like in bangladesh the death toll would have been much lower if there was appropriate emergency exits. in na case a lot of doors had been locked, and now there are reports that could have been the case with locked or stuck doors in bangladesh now in 2012. the new york city fire eventually helped to spur the growth of the international ladies garment workers union, which fought for better working conditions for sweat shop workers. we have every hope that the very sad events of this weekend will do the same for bangladesh, because whether it comes to sweatshops like the ones in bang ala desh, it's not as simple as saying don't buy foreign-made clothes. these women need the jobs and work. bangladesh is one of the poorest companies in the world. the garment industry is huge for
new york city public schools reopened today following the damage from super storm sandy last month. 18 are still closed. gas rationing extented through friday. for many people's whose homes were damaged, insult has been added to injury. senior correspondent eric shawn explains from breezy point new york. >> amid the devastation and destruction that remains three weeks after hurricane sandy, a stinging surprise from the new york city building department. a notice, tacked to the front door, demanding the storm's victims fix their problems under penalty of law. >> the city needs to work with us, not against us. you know, to impose a fine, to threaten violations, i mean just look around. it's obviously people who have never stepped foot here, because if you saw what was going on here, you would haven't the nerve to put that on our door. >> it's called a notice of deficiency. and if there ever was an understatement, this is it. it orders homeowners to repair, and/or replace if possible and obtain all necessary building permits testimonies city says the notices are merely meant to catalog da
the studio and your he' seeing a mad dash. >> you better believe it, here in new york city alone, there are nearly 16,000 lotteries and it's hard to walk up and down the streets without seeing people pick up tickets and hit the streets of manhattan during the busiest shopping season of the year to see what hopeful buyers are hoping to scoop up if they win. >> look at that, i've got the winning ticket. thanks. >> so if you win, you're going to take your kids to disney world and do what else? >> i'll probably buy a nice house on the beach southwest. >> and give 10, $20, like $100 bill and win the ticket and win the jackpot. how come you decide today play today. my co-worker mentioned the price how high it is, i decided why not. >> what would you do if you won? >> i'm not quite sure, anything, and everything. >> big bucks, no whammies got my two bucks and hook it up, hook it up. give me the winning ticket here. >> and this is the winning ticket. good luck. >> sorry, guys, probably the last time you're going to see me on camera. or maybe wednesday will be the last time, actually here
billion dollars. >>> and on the loose. a strange sight in new york city when a pony and zebra run wild through the streets. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november 29, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. and a little more than a month the u.s. economy could experience a severe shock. that is if leaders in washington can't come up with a budget deal. scares of automatic spending cuts and tax increases could take effect january 1st. democrats moved by president obama and congressional republicans signaled they are willing to compromise on changing tax rates and spending reductions but the negotiations are moving very, very slowly. susan mcginnis is in washington with the latest. susan, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. the president is sending his top two negotiators to talk with lawmakers today about possible spending cuts. he's also getting ready to take his fiscal cliff message on the road. he'll try to convince the american people the best way to avoid the fiscal cliff is to extend the bush era tax cuts for the middle c
inch or two is possible tuesday. areas from north of philly and north and west of new york city. >> all right, bill, thanks so much. >>> justin bieber called, quote, white trash for what he wore in a photo while meeting a vip. we'll show it to you. >>> plus, the rolling stones kick off a handful of 50th anniversary concerts. details next. entertainment straight ahead. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ cat 1 ] i am not a vegetarian... look at these teeth! they're made for meat! [ cat 2 ] do i look like i'm stalking plants? [ male announcer ] most dry foods add plant protein, like gluten but iams never adds gluten. iams adds 50% more animal protein, [ cat 3 ] look at this body! under this shiny coat is a lean, mean purring machine [ cat 4 ] i am too! hahahaha! [ male announcer ] iams. with 50% more animal protein. [ cat 5 ] yum! [ cat 1 ] i'm an iams cat. feed me what i'm born to eat. meow. i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to
on "studio b." first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, a tough day on capitol hill as lawmakers try to get answers about the terror attack that killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans in libya. actor head of the cia, michael morel, james clapper and matthew olson among those facing questions. members of the house foreign affairs committee are asking whether officials ignored warnings and request for extra security and whether intelligence con flicked it with the -- conflicted with what the obama officials were saying in the aftermath of the attack. >> i am appalled the administration could not anticipate escalating violence , and then failed to step up security measures to protect our diplomats. furthermore we have seen blunder after bluppedder as the administration avoids responsibility and accountability. the delay tactics are unacceptable. now that we made it past the convenient distraction of an election, i expect to hear some real answers. it is time to fess up. >> democrats warned against jumping to conclusions before knowing all of the facts. some suggest republicans are
as well. martha: outrage in new york city as the buildings department hits shell shocked homeowners in one queens community with housing violations if you can believe that. eric shawn joins me in breezy point, queens which has been devastated. what's going on with this? >> reporter: imagine you're home is destroyed or severely damaged and you come home and there is a red sticker on your door that threatens criminal prosecution. it says you are failing to maintain the property and you are in violation of building codes. the stickers from the new york city department of building, the agency said they are meant to try to document the damage. but despite that, folks say they were shocked. >> we have no structure damage. we called the building department back down to see if they will reevaluate the structure. >> they have to rip it apart. my stuff is inside but i can't get it out. i'm stuck. >> reporter: a spokesman says the violations were issues solely to document the damage that occurred and property owners will not face any penalties as a result. some of the property owners set they wish th
in texas in the 70s. 56 in kansas city but in portions of the midwest, 30s and 39 in new york city. high temperatures for tomorrow very cold. minneapolis, 19 tomorrow. bundle up. >> gregg: don't want to be in minneapolis tomorrow. >> death toll in england three people have lost their lives in severe storms. more coming up. >> heather: also ahead, massive gas explosion. why the state fire marshall says human error played a role in the blast. >> nobody hit it big in the powerball drawing and wednesday's jackpot. how much you could potentially win, you'll be sitting on easy street. >> heather: or a beach somewhere. >> plus, charities hoping that americans will extend generosity this holiday season. no ways to give and rope. we'll break those down with you straight ahead. >> every charity is suffering because there is so much need and not enough dollars to go around. >> to be able to help other people because we thought we were hurt bad but other people are hurt bad. so it makes me feel good to help other people. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relie
and information services worldwide. from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: we begin today with the middle east and continue our coverage of the conflict in gaza, hamas has fired close to 1,300 rockets into israel, many of them have been intercept bid the iron dome defense system, the israeli defense force is responding with air strikes on gaza, diplomatic efforts to secure a cease-fire have been unsuccessful so far. secretary of state hillary clinton met with prime minister netanyahu in a joint conflict the united states commitment to the israel is uncompromising. >> we came with a clear message, america's commitment to israel's security is rock solid and unwavering, that is why we believe it is essential to deescalate the situation in gaza. >> rose: the secretary of state travels to cairo tomorrow to take part in further negotiations, joining me now is rashid khalidi, he is the edward site professor of modern arab studies in columbia university, in washington dennis ross is with the washington institute for near east policy and a former u.s. envoy to the middle east
of the world trade center. the giant crown is finally on its way to new york city. 408 feet tall, it's being hauled to new york from canada by land and barges by sea. it's in 18 pieces right now. take about three months to build once it is here. >>> another picture tonight. you remember that movie, "up" and now a man taking that movie to real life heights. jonathan trappe recreating a movie scene flying in a small house, right here, attached to helium balloons. he says this is just the beginning. he plans to ditch the house and cross the atlantic in a lifeboat that will float in the air well above the water, attached to an even larger cluster of balloons. >>> something else soaring tonight. the number that makes the "instant index." $325 million. that's the amount of the power ball jackpot. right now, the fourth large nest power ball history. and it's only going to get bigger by tomorrow night. could make someone very thankful this holiday weekend. we love for you to tweet us @dianesawyer, @davidmuir, what catches your eye. >>> and when we come back on the broadcast tonight, a tv dad and tha
. it begins in less than two hours, in new york city, and for the first time in its 86-year history, the parade route has changed. jason carroll is live among the revelers. we'll talk to him later this hour. >> look forward to that. >>> and millions of couch cushions across the country will be getting quite a workout today. turkey coma, not a problem. that's because football is here. nfl lineup, a triple header, kicking off at 12:30 eastern time, with the detroit lions hosting the houston texans. then it's the cowboys and redskins squaring off at 4:25 this afternoon. >> if i can make it up that late, i will be watching that game. seven minutes here past the hour. i want to talk weather with meteorologist bonnie schneider. how's the thanksgiving forecast looking? >> it's actually lacking very good. i can remember thanksgiving in years past where we've had winter storms and things like that, not today. the only problem maybe for drivers this morning is fog. that exists for memphis into houston and may impact your air travelers a well. another factor to keep in mind, strong winds. thes
and if it's successful the program will expand to other big cities like boston, new york and chicago. >>> some incredible sports highlights are straight ahead, plus just 12 short years ago it was billed as the tallest and fastest wooden coaster, but now no more. we're going to tell you why. >>> weekend forecast is definitely talking about the big chill. all those details coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> well, good morning. some other stories making news across america now. hundreds of volunteers helped serve thousands of men, women, and children in need of a traditional thanksgiving dinner at the midnight mission in los angeles. it was a festive atmosphere for the diners, many of whom are homeless. legendary actor dick van dyke who helps out every year says serving at the mission makes his holiday. >>> meanwhile, in sacramento, nearly 28,000 runners and walkers took part in the 19th annual run to feed the hungry race. it raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for the sacramento food bank. >>> east and west coasters took to the streets thanksgiving morning in turkey trot
in the new york city area were locked in on those eyes too. >> yes. the northeast recovers from hurricane sandy new jersey governor chris christie is receiving praise for his handling of the storm. according to a quinnipiac university poll, 36% of new york city voters say christie did the best job responding to the disaster. 22% say president obama's response was strongest. not everyone is pleased with christie's performance. a "new york times" report suggests some republicans still resent the popular governor for doing his job. they say the governor's praise of the president hurt mitt romney's chance on election day. romney advisers refer to data showing a high number of undecided voters chose president obama at the last minute citing his handling of sandy as the major reason. >> come on, man. >> i want to say quickly about christie, how he's acting, what you're supposed to do running for president, him going on "snl" last weekend becoming part of the culture, being loose, making fun of himself is the complete opposite of what rubio is doing. that's the way you run for president. you don
government expenses, but that is okay. good news for new york city in the midst of all of this. not a single person was reported shot, stabbed or slashed. police officials said they cannot remember the last time that happened. the murder rate is been so low in new york city at the city is on track to record 00 murders this year. the fewest in half a century. a sharp contrast of the foreigners 62 murders so far in chicago. one-third the size of new york. the math is pretty straightfoard. and the hits just keep coming for the environmental protection agency. temporarily banning the oil giant from bidding on new contracts with the federal government. the epa blaring the lack of integrity and criminal proceedings gainst the company stemming from the 2010 deport arise in diiaster. earlier this month agreed to pay a record four and a half billion dollars to resolve a justice department criminal investigation of the gulf spill. up next, present bama is not at the negotiatng table, no schedule for negotiating on the president's schedule, just about 30 days until the fiscal cliff arrives. the "a-tea
. thank you so much. >> all right. >> president obama is moments away from lifting off for new york city. he's headed to staten island. he will be thanking their first responders. take a look at the recovery efforts that are ongoing. governor kwau moe asked for $30 billion from the government to help recover. 43 people died in new york city as a result of the storm. 23 on staten island alone. look, if you have copd like me, you know it can be hard to breathe, and how that feels. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems, glaucoma, trouble urinating, or an enlarged prostate. these may worsen with spiriva. discuss all medicines you take, even eye drops. stop taking spiriva and seek immediate medical help if your breathing suddenly wors
. they are ready to roll in the macy's thanksgiving day parade of course in new york city. there are special seats for those hit hard by superstorm sandy. you can watch the parade right here on cbs 5. that's all starting at 1:00 this afternoon. i love watching this parade. >> i do, too. it is fun. it starts later. being on the east coast all those years, you are used to getting up at 9:00 and boom there it is. you have to wait a little longer here. looks like a nice day. >> you can see the crowds are already lining up on the streets there. >>> black friday is starting a whole day earlier this year. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington live outside a kmart store in san mateo this morning. kmart opens in an hour. >> reporter: there is a line already wrapped around the building. some people got here at 10 p.m. last night. the kmart opens at 6 a.m. and is among a handful of stores opening on thursday for black friday sales. a lot of people are bundled up because it's chilly. you have your blanket. what are you out here for? >> for the door busters, the televisions that are $97 and 1.99. i think that's th
giffords last june. this time he beat his republican rival by just over 1,000 votes. homes in new york city severely damaged by hurricane sandy will be demolished. city officials say about 200 buildings will be bull dozed in the coming days. 500 other damaged homes and structures are still being inspected and could meet a similar fate. as michelle miller reports, replacing what was lost won't be easy. >> the water was already coming up to the window. and inside the house, it was already above my knees. >> reporter: it was a harrowing night for michael peters, his wife, and four daughters. hurricane sandy swept their three-room home off its foundation two weeks ago, forcing them to spend the night on the roof. >> we were there from 9:00 p.m. in the night all the way till, like, 8:00 p.m. in the morning. >> reporter: you were on your roof for 12 hours? >> yes. >> reporter: for now, they're staying at mount manresa, a religious retreat housing more than a dozen families. they're among 47,000 new yorkers who have applied for housing help from the federal emergency management agency. do you feel
plenty for which to be thankful. anna coinman is live is live in our new york city newsroom. did you spend time with some of the hardest hit victims. how are they spending thanksgiving without any power or heat. >> good evening to you, gregg. group businesses and religious institutions really stepping up to feed folks in need and the need is certainly higher because of super storm sandy. rock and wrap it up. bringing in enough food to feed a thousand people in far rock away queens. in previous years they fed 600. many of the volunteers are sandy victims themselves. some are parents teaching their kids the reason for the season. >> when you take rides through here still massive devastation on horrendous levels. >> makes me feel good and happy to help other people because really we thought that we were hurt bad but other people were hurt bad. >> the outreach is not just about food. it's also therapeutic for sandy victims to talk to volunteers. many of them have been cold, wet, in the dark and alone for several weeks now, gregg. >> the church suffered some of the brunt of the storm as w
for "the new york times" is in gaza city and joins us by phone. what are you seeing and what are you hearing? >> reporter: what we are seeing here is that the town is pretty much deserted, not a lot of people out and about although earlier we were next to a sushi restaurant where there were a fair amount of customers. we spoke to the mayor who talked about the difficulties of trying to manage a town of more than 100,000 people living under these conditions and we spoke to one resident here who interestingly enough said he was happy that rockets were fired from gaza into near jerusalem and tel aviv. he said finally. other israelis outside of this area around gaza are getting a feel, getting a taste of what it's like to live under the threat of rockets. so certainly here in ashkelon, you have real frustration that they simply cannot live a normal life with the constant threat of rockets coming in from gaza. >> israel says they are doing targeted strikes into gaza city. the hamas rockets are obviously not so precisioned. back in 2006 you visited one of those rocket-making factories in g
could have taken his jacket off, maybe met in the middle, compromise. >>> this comes to us from new york city where the government is giving a hand to thousands of new yorkers who had their jobs washed away by hurricane sandy. a federal grant will be used to put 5,000 new yorkers back to work. governor andrew cuomo slated the funds will allow the state to quickly hire unemployed residents to clean up areas devastated by hurricane sandy. that's one thing a lot of people are not talking about. there's so much cleanup to be done. >> they need people to do it. >> what better people to do it. >> they can't hire a plumber or electrician or any of those things right now. >>> i'm lynn berry, and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >>> if you think it's cold out, this may make you think twice about complaining. more than 200 people warmed up before taking an icy dip in the waters off southeast poland. the tradition sees swimmers aged 6 to 80 dressed up in wigs and costumes to take the polar plunge. at 39 degrees, some complained the water wasn't even
in our new york city newsroom discovery. >> reporter: out of that world is a little bit of an understatement, jenna. scientists are excited about a new finding because it is a new way to think about black holes. we'll talk about exactly what they are in a moment. this is the biggest black hole. researchers say 14 times bigger than any other that has ever been found. think of our sun and multiply that by 17 billion. that is how big this black hole is. the scientists say they were so stunned when they found it they thought they messed up somehow. they took another year to measure using different instruments to make it sure it was right. according to nasa's website, is a place where gravity pulls so much that light can't get in. we can't see them because they're invisible. university of scientists at austin in texas use special telescopes for their work and rely on pictures from the hubble space telescope which was launched in 1990 and is still in orbit. the findings are published in the journal, "nature." if we have any future explorers watching a journey to this black hol
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